A similar bowl to the first in this lot is in the British Museum and is illustrated by Garner, Oriental Blue and White, pl 82B; another in the Museum of Asiatic Art, Amsterdam is illustrated by van Oort, Chinese Porcelain of the 19th and 20th centuries, pl 2. A third in the Musee Guimet is included by Beurdeley in Porcelain of the East India Companies, Catalogue, no. 24. The author notes the rarity of porcelain for the Tibetan market.
A similar example sold in our Hog Kong rooms, 20 March 1990, lot 786.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, Kwan Collection, 1983, Catalogue, no. 2
National Museum of History, Taipei, Imperial Porcelain of late Ch'ing, From the Kwan Collection, 1985, Catalogue, no. 2